Amanda Siftar has successfully applied over 16 years of extensive marketing and sales experience to assist buyers and sellers with their residential real estate needs. Before joining Smith and Associates in 2005, Amanda specialized in consulting and property management. As a real estate professional, she began her career by working with developers in selling large scale condominium and townhome communities. She has personally closed over $100 million in real estate and was recognized as one of the Top 50 Realtors in all of Hillsborough County for sold volume in 2015 & 2016. Amanda also ranked the #1 Single Agent in 33626 for total sold volume in 2016 & 2017.
Amanda is committed to providing her clients’ satisfaction above all else. Her ability to organize and attention to detail allows her clients to be aware of all stages of the process from negotiation to closing. Amanda feels that it is extremely important for her clients to understand each and every step of the transaction and takes the time to explain the home buying process.
"I firmly believe that honesty and integrity are vital when representing a Buyer or Seller. My goal is to build a relationship based on trust and knowledge. I will go the extra mile to exceed your expectations, and give you the best possible experience when buying or selling real estate.”
Amanda holds a Bachelor’s degree from Oral Roberts University. She is a member of the Tampa Association of Realtors and National Association of Realtors. She is also a memberof the non-profit organization MOMS Offering Moms Support, which provides support for mothers and children in the community. During her free time, Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband and children, cooking and relaxing at the beach.
Throughout her career, Salima has prided herself in putting her clients’ interests ahead of her own. A graduate from Brooklyn Law School and the University of Pennsylvania, her detailed knowledge of contracts and real estate law, including residential and commercial sales and leasing, gives her clients an edge during negotiations.
Prior to joining Smith and Associates, Salima was a VP of Global Compliance at Goldman Sachs & Co in New York, NY and London, UK. She provided regulatory and compliance expertise on a number of matters including real estate asset investments and mortgage-backed securities offerings.
Salima has always been passionate about real estate and building a sense of community wherever she goes. She was elected Treasurer of the MOMS Club of Tampa/Westchase and helps to plan service events for i-CERV, a youth service organization in Florida.
Salima and her husband have two young boys and truly believe that Tampa, FL is the best place to raise their family. On weekends you can find them at their kids’ soccer games, enjoying the weather along Riverwalk or strolling through one of Tampa’s weekly outdoor markets.